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Vietnam's Economic Hopes Fade as COVID-19 Takes Away Business

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Vietnamese officials have lowered expectations for their country's normally fast-growing gross domestic product in 2020 as the ...


Continuous hiring to fill up 50,000 slots for contact tracers adopted

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has adopted a continuous recruitment ...


Malaysian meth courier jailed for 7 years

A 39-year-old Malaysian national has been jailed for seven years, after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into the importation ...


Brunei national carrier lays off foreign pilots: report

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Foreign pilots at Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), Brunei's national carrier, have been retrenched ...


Malaysia reports 111 more COVID-19 cases, new cluster detected

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 111 new COVID-19 infections, the health ministry said on Friday, bringing the ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 25

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Sept. 24

BEIRUT -- Lebanon's chairman of the parliament's public works and transport committee Nazih Najem said Thursday that there are 49 ...


Vivy Yusof files defamation suit against social media user over B40, M40 remark

Vivy Yusof files defamation suit against social media user over B40, M40 remark Malay Mail ...


Exxon narrows bidders for US$3b assets in Malaysia, Companies & Markets

Exxon narrows bidders for US$3b assets in Malaysia The Business Times ...


IPF disappointed with BN for not announcing partnership status

IPF disappointed with BN for not announcing partnership status Malay Mail ...


Bakery spearheads deaf empowerment in Malaysia

Bakery spearheads deaf empowerment in Malaysia Arab News ...


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Paris Stabbing Attack Termed Act of Islamist Terrorism

French authorities launched an anti-terrorism investigation Friday after an attacker stabbed two people in Paris near the former offices of ...

Pacquiao wants McGregor fight next year: statement

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in the ring next year, ...

UNGA75: India exercises its Right to Reply for to Pakistan

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], September 26 (ANI): Hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the Kashmir issue in ...

Chinese campaign against Uyghurs has spilled across borders

Los Angeles [US], September 26 (ANI): The Chinese government's campaign against Uyghurs has spilled across its borders, impacting the lives ...

Pak to change Gilgit Baltistan's status in response to Art 370 in J-K

Amsterdam [Netherlands], September 26 (ANI): In a "belated response" to India's moves to nullify Articles 370 and 35A in Jammu ...

Asia Album: Plane-themed restaurant serves in-flight meals in Bangkok

Customers enjoy in-flight meals at a plane-themed restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sept. 23, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhang Keren)BANGKOK, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) ...

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Shocking list of crimes related to recent protests revealed

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 300 demonstrators across the United States are facing charges related to the various protests that ...

Major powers clash at United Nations General Assembly meeting

NEW YORK, New York - Three major world powers butted heads in a virtual showdown at the United Nations on ...

Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

White House tightens screws on Havana, reimposes restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Cuba, aimed at further denying sources of revenue ...

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

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U.S. stocks push solidly higher, Dow Jones gains 359 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters bore into beaten down U.S. stocks on Friday pushing the major indices higher."It's dip ...


Boeing caps big week with $2.24 billion small diameter bombs contract

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing is to provide small diameter bombs for sale to Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the ...


Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...


European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...


UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...


China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...


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